Considerations upon the miracles of the Gospel: in answer to the difficulties raised by Mr. John-James Rousseau, in his Third letter from the mountain
Printed for J. Newbery and F. Newbery, 1757 - 164 pages
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Page 22 - The man answered and said unto them, Why herein is a marvellous thing, that ye know not from whence he is, and yet he hath opened mine eyes.
Page 36 - Jonah the prophet : for as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the whale ; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
Page 119 - Suppose a man born blind, and now adult, and taught by his touch to distinguish between a cube and a sphere of the same metal, and...
Page 28 - But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (he saith to the sick of the palsy,) I say unto thee, Arise, and take up thy bed, and go thy way into thine house.
Page 17 - But I have greater witness than that of John : for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me that the Father hath sent me.
Page 122 - I have told you already, and ye did not hear: wherefore would ye hear it again? Will ye also be his disciples? Then they reviled him and said, Thou art his disciple; but we are Moses
Page 157 - Shall we suppose the evangelic history a mere fiction ? Indeed, my friend, it bears not the marks of fiction ; on the contrary, the history of Socrates, which nobody presumes to doubt, is not so well attested as that of Jesus Christ.
Page 65 - And he said unto them, Let us go into the next towns, that I may preach there also: for therefore came I forth.
Page 118 - Medical men in modern times (it is well known) are of the same opinion ; and infidelity never could produce an example of blindness, absolute and continued from the birth, that was cured by the assistance of art. Such being the circumstances of this man's case, was it natural to imagine that clay put...